Industrialism



[in-duhs-tree-uh-liz-uh m] /ɪnˈdʌs tri əˌlɪz əm/

noun
1.
an economic organization of society built largely on mechanized rather than agriculture, craftsmanship, or commerce.
/ɪnˈdʌstrɪəˌlɪzəm/
noun
1.
an organization of society characterized by large-scale mechanized manufacturing industry rather than trade, farming, etc
n.

1831, from industrial + -ism. Cf. French industrialisme (Saint-Simon, 1823).

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